Deligrad

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Deligrad
Village
Deligrad-map-1995.png
Deligrad is located in Serbia
Deligrad
Deligrad
Location in Serbia
Coordinates: 43°36′53″N 21°34′46″E / 43.61472°N 21.57944°E / 43.61472; 21.57944Coordinates: 43°36′53″N 21°34′46″E / 43.61472°N 21.57944°E / 43.61472; 21.57944[1]
Country  Serbia
District Nišava
Municipality Aleksinac
Population (2002)
 • Total 211
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
 • Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)

Deligrad[1] (Jabukovac[2] ) is a village in the municipality of Aleksinac, Serbia. According to the 2002 census, the village has a population of 211 people.[3]

History[edit]

In December 1806, it was the site of a major battle between the Serbs and the Turks, known as the Battle of Deligrad. Again, during the 1876-1877 Serbian-Ottoman war, there was a battle in Deligrad on 20 to 21 October 1876. In 1941, elements of the Yugoslav 26th Mounted Division fought their last battle against the invading Germans at Deligrad.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Deligrad (Approved) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  2. ^ Jabukovac (Variant) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ Popis stanovništva, domaćinstava i Stanova 2002. Knjiga 1: Nacionalna ili etnička pripadnost po naseljima. Republika Srbija, Republički zavod za statistiku Beograd 2003. ISBN 86-84433-00-9
  4. ^ Piekałkiewicz, Janusz (1978) The Cavalry of World War II Orbis, page 254, ISBN 978-0-85613-022-9